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Living Intersections: Transnational Migrant Identifications in Asia

Chan Kwok-bun (Hrsg.), Caroline Plüss (Hrsg.)

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Sozialwissenschaften, Recht, Wirtschaft / Sozialstrukturforschung

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This book presents ground-breaking theoretical, and empirical knowledge to produce a fine-grained and encompassing understanding of the costs and benefits that different groups of Asian migrants, moving between different countries in Asia and in the West, experience. The contributors—all specialist scholars in anthropology, geography, history, political science, social psychology, and sociology—present new approaches to intersectionality analysis, focusing on the migrants’ performance of their identities as the core indicator to unravel the mutual constituitivity of cultural, social, political, and economic characteristics  rooted in different places, which characterizes transnational lifestyles. The book answers one key question: What happens to people, communities, and societies under globalization, which is, among others, characterized by increasing cultural disidentification?

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Singapore, Transnational migrant identity formation, Immigrants from the People's Republic on China in Hong Kong, Migrant women, Filipino return migrants in the Philippines, Cultural capital, Race and ethnicity, Migration, Mobility and inequality, Cultural hybridity, Multiculture, Chinese-Singaporean transmigrants, Conversions of cultural, social and economic capital, Immigrant family adaptation, maladaptation and poverty, Third cultures, Cultural identity, Korean educational migrants in Singapore, Singaporean repeat migrants in Singapore, Minorities, Cosmopolitanism, Diaspora, Burmese migrants in Chiang Mai Thailand, Chinese migrants in Japan, Social strain, Transnational positionality, Social networks and emotional spaces, Adaptive behavior, Hong Kong return migrants